Dr. Avila joined Allergy and ENT Associates in January, 2016. He is certified by the American Board of Allergy and Immunology. Dr. Avila completed medical school at the University of Brasilia, Brazil, residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, and Allergy-Immunology Fellowship at the University of California in San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Avila has spent 18 years in academia at UCSF and Northwestern University (NU) in Chicago where he was a full-time professor. He directed the UCSF-Stanford and the NU Allergy-Immunology Fellowship Programs for a total of 13 years, supervising the training of 50 doctors. He has been active in medical research as well, authoring or co-authoring over 120 papers and book chapters on asthma, respiratory infections, allergic rhinitis, and chronic rhinosinusitis.
Dr. Avila has spent his entire career cultivating knowledge about allergy and immunology issues. He now brings that passion to our patients and their families, educating them about the process of their disease as well as prevention and treatment. He provides practical, effective options that take into account the individual’s healthcare needs, giving them the best tools for self-management of acute and chronic symptoms.